All posts for the month February, 2018

We are proud of the American Soil we stand on and the leaders that have guided this country through it’s Highs and Lows.

On this day start your day with a presidential Breakfast that packs a Protein punch!

Recipe Spotlight – High Protein Pancakes – Brian Kiekhaefer
Prep time: 5 min
Cook time: 15 min

We are glad to have the upgrades done on 141 and to have it back home. We drove 141 from Alexis, IL to the station only to be paged out to backup Station 1 in Iowa City for their City Carton fire. So 141 drove 2 hours to never make it home until 10:30pm that night. Even when we are “out of service,” we are always still working!

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CPR Practice

Check out your JMFD staff and others from the community joining us for CPR certification.

The image above is of the Lucas device we own that allows us to maintain proper CPR for longer durations until transport. This device frees up hands, reduces fatigue and man power requirements and helps ensure High Quality CPR is administered for a greater survival outcome.

Check the link below for pictures of the Training day.

CPR certification

We know how hot a fire can burn.

This is the only time of year where we say “Fan your Flames,”  For your loved ones on this Valentines day.

We have a special recipe from none other than Cupid himself. However we may not be able to recommend it for your special day.

Recipe Spotlight – Spencer Kiekhaefer – Summer Pie (Tuna Jello Pie)

Prep Time: 30 min
Cook time: 15 min
Servings: 6

  • 1 pkg (3oz) Lemon-flavored Gelatin
  • 1 1/4 Cups Boiling water
  • 1 Can 8 Oz tomato Sauce
  • 1tbsp. Vinegar Continue Reading

Whether you’re cheering on the Eagles or the Patriots we hope you have a Safe Super Bowl Sunday.

Watch the Game Stream from NBC

If you are last minute food planning let BJ Poe come to the rescue with his phenomenal Beer Can Chicken

Total Time: 1 hr 30 min
Prep: 10 min
Cook: 1 hr 15 min

1 (4-pound) whole chicken
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
2 tablespoons salt
1 teaspoon black pepper
3 tablespoons of your favorite dry spice rub
1 can beer

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